Expecting a baby is an exciting and emotional time! During the first few months, you can expect various changes to your body; some which are harmless and others which may need some more attention. London-based obstetrician and gynaecologist, Dr Sharmistha Guha, gives us an overview of some of the most common complications a woman can face in the first trimester.
London based gynaecologist, Mr Arvind Vashisht follows on from his previous article about surgical options and alternative treatments to explain how the operation for vaginal prolapse is carried out and what to expect during the recovery period.
If you have been diagnosed with vaginal prolapse, you may need to decide whether surgery is the right option for you, or whether an alternative form of treatment is better. One of our top gynaecologists Mr Arvind Vashisht explains everything you need to know about the risks, benefits and complications of surgery and what alternative treatments there are.
Stress urinary incontinence is a common and distressing symptom that affects 25-45% of women. Risk factors include previous pregnancy, vaginal delivery, obesity, and postmenopausal status. Obstetrician and urogynaecologist in London, Ms Charlotte Chaliha talks about how to stop stress incontinence and who is more at risk.
The menopause is a natural phenomenon that occurs when a woman stops ovulating, which means that she is about to have no eggs and produces much less oestrogen than before. Women no longer experience monthly periods and start to notice various unexplained signs and symptoms such as hot flushes, mood changes, loss of sexual drive, a dry vagina and painful intercourse. Mr Ahmed Ismail of Queens Clinic answers commonly asked questions about the menopause.
Pelvic organ prolapse isn’t uncommon. For many women, the pelvic floor can weaken causing the pelvic organs to bulge into the vagina. Dr Avanti Patil, consultant gynaecologist, gives us an overview of the symptoms, causes and the various treatments available.
Adenomyosis is a condition causing the uterus to become enlarged. The condition can cause menstrual cramps, lower abdominal pressure, bloating before periods and heavy periods. It’s mostly diagnosed in middle-aged woman and women who have had children. Obstetrician and gynaecologist Mr Michael Booker tells us more.
A well-woman clinic is designed to make it easier for women to access speedy diagnostic and treatment services for a range of common issues. Expert consultant gynaecologist Dr Fakher Gendy tells us what kind of problems someone can have investigated at a well-woman clinic and what to expect from the service.